Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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National Box Factories

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  • Castleford (Leeds)

Management: Direct control. Products: making and repairing ammunition boxes.

  • Deptford No.1 - Pier Wharf London

Opened: late 1916. Management: Direct control. Products: making and repairing tin boxes.

  • Deptford No.2 - Kent Wharf

Management: Direct control. Products: making and repairing tin boxes.

  • Glasgow - Parkhead (Salamanca Street)

Management: Direct control. Products: making and repairing tin boxes.

  • Guildford (Walnut Tree Close)

Products: making and repairing tin boxes.

  • Leeds (Wellington Street)

Management: J. H. Abrahams Ltd. Products: making and repairing ammunition boxes.

  • Letchworth

Management: Co-partnership Company. Products: making and repairing ammunition boxes.

  • Liverpool - Bootle (Brasenose Road)

Management: Direct control. Products: making and repairing ammunition boxes.

  • Luton

Management: Direct control Operated by Austrian prisoners of war Products: making and repairing tin boxes.

  • Maidstone

Products: making and repairing tin boxes.

  • Paisley No.1 - Caladonia Sawmills

Management: Direct control Products: making and repairing ammunition boxes.

  • Paisley No.2 (McKean Street)

Management: Direct control. Products: making and repairing tin boxes.

  • Stamford Hill, London

Originally L.C.C. stores Management: Direct control. Products: granules

  • Willesden, Park Royal, London

Management: Direct control. Products Making and repairing ammunition boxes

  • Woolwich (Trinity Street)

Management: W. Watt Torrance and Co. Products: making and repairing ammunition boxes.

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Sources of Information

  • Ministry of Munitions [1]